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NewsNews • 15 Sep 2021

Apt Testaccio in Rome reinterprets an architecture of the past through a play of light, colour, and material

Located in the Testaccio district of Rome, the renovation of this apartment by MGK Architects follows the nature of the original building, recovering flavours of the past and reinterpreting them in a contemporary way that includes sharp contrasts generated through a play of light, colour and material. Edi Solari The intervention began with the restoration of the apartment’s original vaults, along with the restoration of the frames of the fixtures and the recovery of the original painting in the dining room. The original load-bearing masonry is treated in a neutral, silent way that welcomes natural light and colour coming from neighbouring environments.  Edi Solari Interior spaces are differentiated through a range of... More

NewsNews • 6 Sep 2021

Armadale Residence II by Studio Tate is an elegant example of cohesive design that respectfully balances heritage features with contemporary vision

An elegant example of cohesive design that respectfully balances heritage features with contemporary vision, Armadale Residence II by Studio Tate is a historic Melbourne home refreshed by a renovation befitting the needs of the clients. Sharyn Cairns With a distinctive medieval character and restrained detailing, the property was built in 1899 and features Victorian period mouldings, picture rail datum and parquet floor. A stately heritage façade, grandiose entry hall archway and geometric motif ceilings inspired a mirrored symmetry that echoes throughout. Sharyn Cairns Engaged initially to design bespoke joinery, Studio Tate’s investigative process uncovered the nuanced history of the home, as well the shifting nee... More

Project • By Egue y SetaTrade Shows

Alma Hair Spa Salon

Aura, spirit, character or personality. This is THE place to be if you want to pamper everything that is unique and intangible in you, while putting (your hair and) your head in the kindest and most experienced hands. Its creator has named it Alma (soul), and this premium new hairdressing concept is all about wellbeing, caring, comfort and health as the fundamental basis of appearance. To host this “alma” and keeping in mind the same brand values, we have designed this sensuous, suggestive and ethereal space that ends up being a “wellness treatment” on its own. An atmosphere of deem lights, kind textures and sinuous curves that manages to add up to this wholistic beauty experience and reflecting the purity of your so... More

Project • By Equipo de ArquitecturaResidential Landscape

Patios House

Housing architecture reflects the way in which we understand our being-in-the-world, and represents the conjunction of wishes, wills, emotions and ideals. The imagination process in the construction of space is, at the same time, the most basic and the most complex exercise, understanding that the house is life’s actual scenario.  We decided to abandon housing’s typological palette, rejecting trending catalogues that imprison new ways of imagining the house as a construction that must morph and transform according to life’s constant changes. We didn’t conceive objects or forms as the project’s main concern; it is a consequence. The project is conceived as a system of places and relations regulated by a continuous space... More

Project • By Origineel Chapel ParketOffices

Bright and colourful

Bright and colourful Office store – Oslo, Norway  Offices are supposed to look standard, drab and boring right? Not here in Oslo! The wonderful design furniture is bright and colourful, and above all: beautiful. It rests on an Original Chapel Hermitage floor. In a custom made colour of course. View this project also on our website Custom designed floors for home, office, shop, restaurant and more Original Chapel can help you create a custom floor that brings out the unique character of any space. To this end, we draw on our extensive range of colours, designs, finishes, and patterns. They are tough enough to be also used in high-traffic commercial spaces. Use our expertise to create a floor that fits the architecture of your newl... More

Project • By Origineel Chapel ParketApartments

A force of nature

A force of nature Private residence, Stryn, Norway  The Norwegian town of Stryn is known for its breathtaking scenery. Waterfalls thunder down majestic mountains into the fjords and lakes so typical of Norway’s landscape. This home has windows all around to stun inhabitants and visitors alike with the sublime surroundings. But what floor will withstand such a force of nature? The solution: Original Chapel Double Smoked White. Just wow. View this project also on our website Custom designed floors for home, office, shop, restaurant and more Original Chapel can help you create a custom floor that brings out the unique character of any space. To this end, we draw on our extensive range of colours, designs, finishes, and patterns. They... More